Bird #251 — White-winged Dove

zenaida (applied by Charles Lucien Bonaparte, French zoologist in 1838 in honor of his wife, Princess Zenaide Charlotee Julie Bonaparte) asiatica (of Asia)

Saturday, March 31, 1984 — 7:50 am

Tucson, Arizona

I woke up in the morning at Mom and Dad’s apartment to the sound of a White-winged Dove singing a mournful, “Who cooks for you?”  I looked out our bedroom window and saw it sitting on top of a telephone pole in the residential area next door.  After five minutes, it flew off.

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